First Responders on FirstNet® Can Now Access Active911 via the FirstNet App Catalog
Corvallis, OR., Mar. 16, 2021 – Following a rigorous review process, Active911 is now FirstNet Verified and accessible via the FirstNet App Catalog.
The Active911 app helps advance multiple agency objectives. We aid first responder movement by helping to reduce response times and increase communication, incident response coordination and operational capability. We also help grow situational awareness and engagement all with your smartphone.
FirstNet – America’s public safety communications platform – features the first-ever App Catalog geared to first responders, featuring more than 150 apps relevant to public safety’s mission. This gives FirstNet subscribers a dedicated location to find meaningful new solutions that have been specifically reviewed for use with FirstNet services. Before any mobile solution can be added to the FirstNet App Catalog, it must pass stringent tests for security, relevancy, data privacy and more.
“We are extremely proud and excited to be listed with FirstNet,” said Jackson Gillett, Director of Sales and Marketing, Active911. “We already service 1 out of every 3 fire agencies in the United States, so this helps ensure continuity and reliability in case of an emergency.”
Achieving a FirstNet Verified designation means Active911 is a vetted and trusted solution for public safety, meeting FirstNet app requirements. Additionally, FirstNet subscribers will benefit from FirstNet reliability while using Active911.
Built with AT&T, in public-private partnership with the First Responder Network Authority, FirstNet is bringing public safety communications into the 21st century with new, innovative capabilities to strengthen first responders’ incident response. And it is helping them connect to the critical information they need – every day and in every emergency.
“We only add applications to the FirstNet App Catalog that are highly secure, high quality, and relevant to public safety. And we’re pleased that Active911 is now Listed and available to FirstNet subscribers,” said Scott Agnew, assistant vice president, product marketing, FirstNet Program at AT&T. “Active911 will bring public safety additional capabilities to enhance situational awareness through advanced emergency response technology.”
“Through our work with first responders, we heard their need for innovative applications to assist with their lifesaving mission. FirstNet is helping to address these needs, and we are pleased to welcome Active911 to the FirstNet App Catalog,” said Jeff Bratcher, Chief Network and Technology Officer, First Responder Network Authority.
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Active911 connects smartphones with CAD to get real-time alerts with mapping, routing, and response so that Command knows who is coming, who is available, who is there, and what resources are on the ground before anyone leaves the station. Founded in 2011 by a volunteer firefighter, Active911 has delivered more than 200 million alerts to first responders worldwide.